Folsom, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Folsom, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Folsom Census Designated Place had a population of 8,452 as of July 1, 2018. Folsom ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Folsom is located at latitude 39.8898 and longitude -75.3252 in Delaware County. The formal boundaries for the Folsom Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Delaware County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The Folsom Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389093) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Folsom Census Designated Place is located within Township of Ridley, a minor civil division (MCD) of Delaware County.

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Folsom, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,452
Population in Households 8,452
Population in Familes 7,067
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 6,762
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $77,518
Average Household Income $88,564
Per Capita Income $33,181


Total Housing Units 3,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,425 (74.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 723 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $217,397
Average Home Value $227,526


Total Households 3,148
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 2,217
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.19% 0.12%
Households 0.05% 0.03%
Families -0.19% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

Folsom, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Folsom to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 123 93rd
Population Density # 61 97th
Diversity Index # 464 73rd
Median Household Income # 176 90th
Per Capita Income # 373 79th

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